The CPD Blog is intended to stimulate dialog among scholars and practitioners from around the world in the public diplomacy sphere. The opinions represented here are the authors' own and do not necessarily reflect CPD's views.

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CPD Director Jay Wang on the passions and anxieties driving today's political climate.

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Digital diplomacy involves more than simply social media, argues Shaun Riordan.

Markos Kounalakis on the conflation of entertainment and real life politics.

"Institutions like USC and its CPD can increasingly provide the three C’s of public diplomacy: Crossroads, conversations, and culture," says Rob Asghar.

Ilan Manor on the historical relationship between diplomacy and technology, and how it can help a world in crisis.

A security checklist for business travellers from Cari Guittard.

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Markos Kounalakis argues that Cuba played an important and overlooked role in the 2016 presidential election.

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As the Trump Administration marks the completion of its first 100 days, Mark Dillen's analysis of the crisis in America's place in the world remains as relevant as ever.

 

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